Beauty and the Bead: a Celebration of Northeastern and Woodlands Native Beadwork

Beauty and the Bead explored the history and tradition of beadcraft amongst Northeastern and Woodlands First Nations Communities. This talk took place on November 21, 2012.

Naomi Smith is a First Nations artist and educator from Neyaashiinigmiing, Ontario. Smith teaches traditional beadwork, leather craft, moose hair embroidery, quill work, and jewelry for over 15 years. Currently, Smith is the director of marketing and creative services at Thunderbird Trading, Oakville.

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